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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1951 NO. 43 > May 22 1951

(1) Who may become employed by some other public agency in this state covered by an existing retirement system, notwithstanding any provisions or ordinances controlling the retention of such credits.  (2) Chapter 98 also authorizes a board of a public retirement system to pay benefits on the basis of service credit preserved under the arrangement outlined in (1) above when a member is eligible for retirement subject to the restriction contained in section 4 of chapter 98, to the effect that the total payments payable under one or more retirement systems shall not exceed the maximum payment for full service in the system last participated in.